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EDUC530 - Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing I


This course examines individual and group approaches to assessment, evaluation, and the basic concepts of standardized and non-standardized educational and psychological testing. Candidates learn the appropriate methods for selection, administration, and interpretation of tests. Research and statistical concepts such as reliability, validity, and standard error of measurement are reviewed. Candidates also become familiar with the most frequently used personality, educational, clinical, intelligence, and special population instruments. Discussions include historical perspectives regarding assessment, testing ethics, and use of instruments with diverse populations. (Prerequisite: EDUC505).





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Book Title: Making DATA Work, 3rd ed. (This text is available for purchase at:
ISBN: 9781929289462
Publication Info: American School Counselor Association
Author: Kaffenberger, C. and Young, A.
Unit Cost: $35.73
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Assessment in Counseling: A Guide to the Use of Psychological Assessment Procedures, 5th ed. (Ebook format only available at the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources if a hard copy is preferred.)
ISBN: 9781556203183
Publication Info: American Counseling Association
Author: Danica G. Hays
Unit Cost: $115.51
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $63.99